Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

15 Mar 2004, 01:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: When the Heart Rules the Mind

What do we want more, a winning team or a likable one? Russell Levine offers a requiem for John Lynch's career in Tampa, with lessons that are just as important for 31 other sets of NFL fans. Plus, as our resident Michigan grad, Russell has thoughts on Drew Henson.

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15 Mar 2004, 12:22pm by

Dream Job Week 4

More of our weekly synopsis of ESPN's sportscaster reality show. This week, jet off to Jupiter, and a ramalamahamdon't.

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09 Mar 2004, 05:05am by admin

Open 2004 NFL Draft Discussion Thread (Part 1)

Part I of the 2004 NFL draft discussion thread.

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08 Mar 2004, 11:49am by Michael David Smith

Introducing Leader Ratio

Michael David Smith with a new statistic to help us compare today's stars to players from the past in an easy fashion. Learn just how dominant Jim Brown was before he went off to star in such films as I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka! Plus, the first and probably only time mediocre mid-80's running back Greg Bell is mentioned at Football Outsiders.

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08 Mar 2004, 11:26am by

Dream Job Week 3

OK, it's not strictly football, but we're having fun with it anyway. This week in Patrick Laverty's Dream Job review, that guy who looks like Mick Foley gets a haircut. Now if only we could see Socko interview Terrell Owens...

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03 Mar 2004, 06:31am by Aaron Schatz

The Misunderstood Rams

Football Outsiders' DVOA statistics say that the Rams had an average offense in 2003, and the second-best defense in football. Huh? Aren't the Rams an offensive juggernaut? Aaron goes through the season game by game to show how the Rams' 12-4 season was driven by the Most Ignored Show on Turf, the St. Louis D.

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01 Mar 2004, 12:27pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Troubled Times at CU

In his first column of the offseason, our resident college football commentator addresses the worst headline in a bad offseason for the NCAA. What went wrong at Colorado? Is that school an exception, or just the school that happened to have its situation brought to light? How much was Gary Barnett responsible for the situation there?

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01 Mar 2004, 11:59am by

ESPN Gets Real: Dream Job Week 2

Patrick Laverty reviews the second week of ESPN's "Gotta stick something on between the Super Bowl and Opening Day" reality show Dream Job. This week we learn how hair can hurt you and why wild cards aren't necessarily a good idea.

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27 Feb 2004, 01:00pm by Guest

Guest Column: The Cover 2 Explained

You hear it over and over again: teams are playing more of the Cover 2. What the heck is the Cover 2? How does it work? Chris Miraglia enlightens us with a basic discussion of how to play Cover 2, its strengths and weaknesses, and the changes made by Tony Dungy. Complete with (very simple) illustrations.

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27 Feb 2004, 10:13am by Aaron Schatz

2003 Schedule: The Rich Get Richer

No, not an article from the Dennis Kucinich campaign website, but an analysis of the strange phenomenon that was the 2003 NFL schedule. Our schedule strength rankings say that all the best teams had easy schedules, and all the worst teams had hard schedules. We thought that was strange too, until we looked at 2003 strength of schedule using just regular old wins and losses.

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